Ever since it was announced Ghostbusters was going to be rebooted with an all-star featuring Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones and Melissa McCarthy it has been getting a lot of hate from loyal fans of the 1984 original. When the trailer was released, it became the most disliked trailer in YouTube history. All of [...]
Now out on DVD, One More Time centers on Paul Lombard (Christopher Walken), a Frank Sinatra/Tony Bennett-esque crooner whose charisma and seemingly easygoing nature masks a self-absorption that has done subtle damage to his family. Amber Heard, as Paul’s talented and self-sabotaging musician-daughter Jude, is excellent in the feature, which was penned and directed by [...]
Seoul Searching is an unabashedly spirited homage to the John Hughes teenage comedies from the 1980s (most notably The Breakfast Club), and though the movie traverses widely tread terrain, writer-director Benson Lee and an engaging ensemble are up for the challenge.
It’s 1986, and a lively group of Korean teenagers from all over [...]
It’s a jam packed episode this week on CinemAddicts, as the features King Jack, Warcraft, the documentary De Palma, and Diary of a Chambermaid are reviewed on the podcast.
Director/writer Felix Thompson’s self-assured tale King Jack centers on Jack (Charlie Plummer), a withdrawn 15-year-old who’s living in the Hudson Valley section of New York. With [...]
Brian De Palma grew up a fan of the French New Wave and Alfred Hitchcock films, and during the early 1970s he already had a few films under his belt. With George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, and Paul Schrader among his friends, De Palma was part of an entirely new “wave” of storytellers, and [...]
On this week’s episodes of our CinemAddicts podcast, Anderson Cowan and I review the new films Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, The Fits, and Approaching The Unknown.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a hilarious mockumentary which is the latest work from The Lonely Island members Adam Samberg, Jorma [...]
Daniel Radcliffe knows his way around the wizardry world, and now he’s conjuring a bit of movie magic as he joins the great ensemble cast of Now You See Me in Now You See Me 2. With such great actors as Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson and Academy award winners Morgan Freeman and Michael [...]
In celebration of Star Wars Day, the latest trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens reveals six new adventures that will be featured in the game. Recently announced levels in the title including “Rathtar Hunting,” which has Han Solo and Chewbacca attempting to capture the dangerous Rathtars and a Poe Dameron mission to [...]
Academy Award winner George Clooney reunites with friend and fellow Oscar winner Julia Roberts in the financial drama Money Monster. The film is directed by Jodie Foster, whose previous directing directing credits include Home for the Holidays and Little Man Tate. Clooney is also an accomplished filmmaker, as he’s the directed such highly acclaimed films as Good Night, and Good Luck [...]
Though he’s been a hit machine for most of his career, Will Smith has starred in films (Concussion, Focus) that have been box office disappointments. Smith, who remains one of the most lovable stars on the big screen, stars in the summer DC Comics film Suicide Squad.
Taking part in a very highly touted film [...]